Michael Kaminski

Concert Organist

Michael Kaminski is Director of Music Ministries at Saint Francis Xavier Church, Senior Adjunct Lecturer in Fine Arts at Saint Francis College and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Organ at Brooklyn College, all in Brooklyn, New York.   He has earned the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Catholic University of America.  His teachers have included Rollin Smith, Vernon deTar, Leonard Raver, Peter Marshall, Russell Saunders and Delbert Disselhorst.

 

Dr. Kaminski has performed at the Region II convention of the American Guild of Organists in 1999 and has played for national conventions of the Organ Historical Society and the Music Teachers' National Association.  In 1990 he performed the six organ symphonies of Louis Vierne in a series of recitals in Washington, D.C.  His concerts have taken him to thirty-seven states, Canada and Mexico.  He has performed at the Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the Morelia International Organ Festival and the International Organ Festival in Guadalajara.  He has been heard on the National Public Radio program, Pipedreams, Radio Mexico as well as numerous regional radio broadcasts.  Dr. Kaminski is a member of the Music Commission of the Diocese of Brooklyn and is represented by Concerts Artists' Cooperative.